In its media release issued on 10 December 2010, accompanying the launch of its Manifesto, the Australian Food Sovereignty calls for the building of alternative national and local food systems based on the principles of resilience, fairness, democracy and sustainability.
We are launching our AFSA Manifesto, on this auspicous day. “10 December 2010 is the second global Terra Madre Day; the day on which millions of Slow Food members and their supporters worldwide join together to celebrate food diversity and the right to good, clean and fair food. It is also the 62nd International Human Rights Day, […]
IN A MOVE that places it at the centre of Australia’s food supply, Monsanto has acquired a 19.9 pecent share of Western Australia’s InterGrain, the company that produces seed for 40 percent of all wheat grown in Australia.
Agribusiness may be expecting to shape the National Food Policy announced as a second-term Labor promiseby Agriculture Minister Tony Burke, but a group of small food-related organisations has asked for a say as well.
Date of release:18 August 2010
NEW ALLIANCE CALLS FOR PARTICIPATION IN FOOD POLICY
An alliance of small businesses, family farmers, social enterprises, community organisations, and individuals working in food related areas…